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Broner: If I Didn't Lose, I'd Probably Be Dead or in Jail

By Luke Furman

Former three division world champion Adrien Broner (29-1, 22KOs) says last December's twelve round decision loss to Marcos Maidana was a very positive occurrence in his life. Going into that fight, Broner admits that his life was starting to get out of control. The boxer would record videos with all sorts of crazy antics and his partying lifestyle was very evident.

The boxer stated in other interviews that he cleaned up his life, following that loss, and is more motivated to succeed in the ring. Broner has picked up two wins this year, against Carlos Molina and Emmanuel Taylor.

"That was one of the most fun fights that I was ever in. I swear. It was fun. I can't wait for it to happen again. That's a fight that changed my life for the better. That's a fight that I knew that I wasn't supposed to lose. He didn't beat me. I beat myself in that fight. I could have did some thing different, that's why changed that way I move now. I'm happy that I lost early in my career, because it was getting out of hand. I was just telling someone that the other day, it was getting out of hand. If I would have won that fight, I probably would be dead or in jail right now. That's just the truth, I don't really want to get into it [on why I'm saying that]," Broner told Global Grind TV.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bosker.org.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JJRod on 10-27-2014

[QUOTE=TotalStud;15054392]He talks to journalists the way I did when I was 13 and trying to get some action "Yeah gurl if the teacher didn't give me lunch detention that day.... I'd probably be in prison or dead by now." 11…

Comment by El-blanco on 10-27-2014

[QUOTE=HanzGruber;15055745]Unless they kill or pedo shlt then I don't care[/QUOTE] Actually you did say that.

Comment by BufordTannen on 10-27-2014

[QUOTE=El-blanco;15055765]I'm amazed at what a piece of **** you are. You question why people care so much about another person beating up and robbing an old lady, yet, you're the one in here constantly coming to the *******s defence. You…

Comment by El-blanco on 10-27-2014

[QUOTE=HanzGruber;15055745]Sorry bro. Innocent until proven guilty in this country. And even then idk why you guys are so invested in what a boxer does out of the ring. Plenty of atgs were POS. Unless they kill or pedo shlt then…

Comment by Dr Rumack on 10-27-2014

[QUOTE=Kingjames6Flee;15055427]you guys just look for things to bash him for. you dont even know the whole situation.[/QUOTE] He's a piece of s[COLOR="black"]h[/COLOR]it. There's not even the slightest modicum of doubt. He's a piece of [COLOR="black"][COLOR="black"]s[/COLOR][/COLOR]hit, marketed to idiots on the…

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